Author Archives: John Sibley

Help This Pony Ride Again!

All right, I’m gonna admit to a little bait-and-switch here – there’s a dog I want to tell you about, and we’re calling him Pony. But at the shelter, he was known as Capone, which is a stupid name for … Continue reading

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Kane Seeks Home With Citizen

(OK, I know the headline is REALLY bad. It’s late!) With the closing announced of Pets Alive Westchester, we have some very special animals we’d like to see in homes, and we’ll be telling you about some of them here … Continue reading

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Pets Alive Westchester To Close Doors

  “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein For several months last year Pets Alive Westchester was closed due to structural deficiencies in the building. The short version is that the building is located on unstable fill … Continue reading

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A Rottweiler Meets Two Unicorns

Pets Alive Westchester started when Pets Alive took over the Elmsford Animal Shelter in 2010. At the time the shelter was stuffed to the gills with animals far beyond capacity; there were approximately 600 dogs in residence in a facility … Continue reading

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A Revolution: Dogs Playing For Life At Pets Alive

Dog Play Photos by Valen Kester Have you ever had a moment when you realized that a deeply held belief is totally wrong? Up until recently I might have told you that I knew a little something about dog-on-dog aggression … Continue reading

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